April 2016

Mark Johnston hangs his head for a moment on Saturday, April 30, 2016 next to his home that was damaged by heat from a natural gas pipeline explosion Friday in Salem Township close to the intersection of Routes 819 and 22.

Mark Johnston hangs his head for a moment on Saturday, April 30, 2016 next to his home that was damaged by heat from a natural gas pipeline explosion Friday in Salem Township close to the intersection of Routes 819 and 22.

Police work the scene of a shooting at the Marathon gas station along Route 22 in Murrysville on Wednesday, April 20, 2016.

Police work the scene of a shooting at the Marathon gas station along Route 22 in Murrysville on Wednesday, April 20, 2016.

Eric Beauford of Rochester carries balloons during the 9th annual Race for Grace at Norwin High School in North Huntingdon on Saturday, April 2, 2016. Race For Grace and its beneficiary Foundation are named after Grace Elizabeth Ekis, a precious 5-year-old girl, who lost her courageous 13-month battle with a rare cancerous brain tumor on Valentine’s Day 2008.

Eric Beauford of Rochester carries balloons during the 9th annual Race for Grace at Norwin High School in North Huntingdon on Saturday, April 2, 2016. Race For Grace and its beneficiary Foundation are named after Grace Elizabeth Ekis, a precious 5-year-old girl, who lost her courageous 13-month battle with a rare cancerous brain tumor on Valentine’s Day 2008.

John Picciano of Hempfield fishes along the Loyalhanna Creek near Ligonier as the sun rises on Saturday, April 16, 2016. Saturday at 8 a.m. marked the opening day of trout season.

John Picciano of Hempfield fishes along the Loyalhanna Creek near Ligonier as the sun rises on Saturday, April 16, 2016. Saturday at 8 a.m. marked the opening day of trout season.

Latrobe's Jared Kollar pitches against Norwin on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at Greater Latrobe High School. Norwin won 1-0. 

Latrobe's Jared Kollar pitches against Norwin on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at Greater Latrobe High School. Norwin won 1-0. 

Latrobe's Lauren Sigut is "crowned" rock, paper, scissors champion by Morgan Schweizer while waiting out a rain delay during a softball game at Hempfield on Friday, April 22, 2016. Hempfield won 7-1.

Latrobe's Lauren Sigut is "crowned" rock, paper, scissors champion by Morgan Schweizer while waiting out a rain delay during a softball game at Hempfield on Friday, April 22, 2016. Hempfield won 7-1.

Taylor Hoffman collides with Latrobe's Karley Kovatch during a softball game at Hempfield on Friday, April 22, 2016. Hempfield won 7-1.

Taylor Hoffman collides with Latrobe's Karley Kovatch during a softball game at Hempfield on Friday, April 22, 2016. Hempfield won 7-1.

Franklin Regional's Alex Christie reacts as his teammates dog pile Bryce Halleck after Halleck's game-winning RBI after beating Gateway at Haymaker Park in Murrysville on Wednesday, April 27, 2016. Franklin Regional won 3-2 in 11 innings.

Franklin Regional's Alex Christie reacts as his teammates dog pile Bryce Halleck after Halleck's game-winning RBI after beating Gateway at Haymaker Park in Murrysville on Wednesday, April 27, 2016. Franklin Regional won 3-2 in 11 innings.

Hempfield gathers around catcher Mitch Golden for a good luck cheer against Norwin on Thursday, April 14, 2016 at Hempfield Area High School. Hempfield won 5-3.

Hempfield gathers around catcher Mitch Golden for a good luck cheer against Norwin on Thursday, April 14, 2016 at Hempfield Area High School. Hempfield won 5-3.

Mt. Pleasant's Jason Beranek tags out Penn-Trafford's Robbie Buck on Friday, April 1, 2016 at Penn-Trafford High School. Penn-Trafford won 3-2.

Mt. Pleasant's Jason Beranek tags out Penn-Trafford's Robbie Buck on Friday, April 1, 2016 at Penn-Trafford High School. Penn-Trafford won 3-2.

Latrobe's Jack Fenton reacts after the final point against Penn-Trafford during a volleyball match at Latrobe on Thursday, April 28, 2016. Latrobe won 3-0.

Latrobe's Jack Fenton reacts after the final point against Penn-Trafford during a volleyball match at Latrobe on Thursday, April 28, 2016. Latrobe won 3-0.